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April 25, 2010
Hello everyone! We are switching back to our previous blogspot www.thecolefamilyva.blogspot.com Sorry for the confusion!! Thanks!
 

4/21/10

April 22, 2010
     Today we went for a walk in a huge park near our hotel (I forget the name :)) and had a great time!!!!! Here's some pictures:

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4/20/10

April 21, 2010

     Today, after breakfast, we tooka taxi to Shamian Island (no seatbelts!!!) and toured around the little tourist shops there. We had a lot of fun, and got some cute outfits for Georgia :) ...


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Pictures of the zoo!

April 20, 2010

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4/19/10

April 20, 2010
   This morning, we took Georgia back to the medical clinic for her TB test results. Thankfully she tested negative! After that, we went to the Guongzhou zoo, which was a lot of fun! Georgia loved all the animals--especially when they made noises! There were all kinds of animals!--including gorillas, monkeys, zebras, a panda, tigers, leopards, lions, a rhino, hippos, kangaroos and more. It was a lot of fun.

She loved the monkeys!
      This afternoon, we took her swimming at the hotel pool. It'...
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4/17/10

April 19, 2010
    Today we went to Shamian Christ Church on Shamian Island, which has been there since the 1800s, and enjoyed a very nice service in Mandarin and English. Georgia slept through most of it :) Afterwards we went to a pearl/jewelry bazaar/market/"mall"--5 floors of wholesale jewelry! It was great, but pretty overwhelming!
    Georgia is a wild little girl! We call her "bullet" :) She laughs, giggles and screeches all kinds of little words, and talks up a storm! She is very independant, and stu...
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Guongzhou

April 17, 2010
Us with our guide Grace in our hotel lobby. Grace gave Georgia a kind of Chinese cake and Georgia loved it!
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4/17/10

April 17, 2010
    We visited Shamian island today for Georgia's medical exam. She did great! The floor at the clinic was tiled with flooring that read "Happy Birthday" :) On our way there we saw a man carrying 2 rats by the tail...our guide said sometimes people eat them!! (she doesn't :))
     Our hotel is very nice, and huge! There is a Starbucks and several shops selling "American" food so we feel right at home!
    The weather is cool here, which is unusual for this area. We're hoping it will warm up s...
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Georgia

April 17, 2010
a bunch of pics of JiaJia










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Guiyang park (monkeys!)

April 17, 2010
Here are some pictures of the monkeys at the park!!

The view from the cable car riding up the mountain

Guiyang from the cable car

a monkey :)
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